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Plaisir de Merle

Plaisir de Merle R45, Paarl 7670, South Africa
+27 21 874 1071
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Wine tasting

We stopped in as part of the Wine Tram. We really like the setting and the sommelier was very... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Yvette W
Cape Town, South Africa
via mobile
Wine tasting in a beautiful setting

Plaisir de Merle is located about 3 kilometers from the main road, but when you come to the winery... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Lars M
Lystrup, Denmark
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in keeping with its long-standing tradition of "classic elegance", one of the Cape's best known wine estates is taking a novel approach when it comes to tasting exclusive wines in an exclusive venue. Come and enjoy the magnificent views and savour the best that Plaisir de Merle wines have to offer. Plaisir de Merle is a popular venue for private functions, weddings, conferences and exclusive "villa stays" in the historic Manor House.
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Plaisir de Merle R45, Paarl 7670, South Africa
+27 21 874 1071

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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in as part of the Wine Tram. We really like the setting and the sommelier was very entertaining. The wines were good too. Pity we missed out on the fudge pairing!More

Thank Yvette W
Samantha S, Manager at Plaisir de Merle, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Yvette W Thank you for your kind words on your experience at Plaisir de Merle. I am pleased to hear that you had a good experience with the presenter of your tasting. The wine pairing options are very popular amongst our guests and sometimes...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Plaisir de Merle is located about 3 kilometers from the main road, but when you come to the winery you will not be disappointed. There were very few visitors when we arrived, so we were hearty welcomed and extremely well served. The big room where...More

Thank Lars M
Samantha S, Manager at Plaisir de Merle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Dear Lars M Thank you for your kind words about Plaisir de Merle, also thank you for taking the trouble to take our 3km winding road to our wonderful tasting room. I do appreciate every guest’s effort visiting us to taste our wines. I am...More

Reviewed 23 January 2017

On a world trip in 2002 our tour guide had brought us here for a personal visit to the cellars. We thought that we pretty special. Although we have been in South Africa since we made a special plan to revisit last month. Their tasting...More

Thank Jules09Wales
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lovely old Manor House in beautiful surroundings. We'd a wine and fudge pairing in the shading part of the garden area with not another soul about. A relaxing way to spend an hour on a very very hot day. The fudge was delicious!! 👍

Thank Linkside12
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We had a fantastic wine tasting here. The staff were very friendly, the place is traditional & full of history & the wines were excellent.

1  Thank Leedsaway67
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Plaisir de Merle is truly a pleasure to visit. Besides for the fact that the surroundings are simply stunning, the wines are exceptional too. It is obvious that the farm has a long heritage and celebrates it through keeping the buildings and decor in its...More

Thank AndrissaFerreira
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome awesome awesome! Will definitely recommend it to anyone that enjoys excellent wine. Will definitely be back very soon!

1  Thank Gerrit V
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect. There were no vines in the fields near the entrance and no other cars in the visitor's parking. We persevered and were rewarded. A beautiful farm, with gorgeous wines, friendly staff and fabulous old Cape Dutch farm house buildings...More

1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 23 March 2016

SImply a great wine tasting with the most excellent of wines. And we managed to get the 2nd last sparkling wine in stock- and its a winner! For me PDM wines beat hands down most of the other wines in the surrounding area..

Thank ghostfist
Reviewed 21 February 2016

One of the best wineries in the Cape. Cape Dutch homestead surrounded by old oaks and a view to die for. Beautifully decorated and so comfortable one does not want to leave. Plaisir de Merle wines are really wonderful, a tasting is highly recommended. Enjoy...More

1  Thank WendyWorcester
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